Matthew Gerring is a software developer and Java enthusiast working in the scientific software space for the last 15 years. He has worked for or with Diamond Light Source for the last five years doing data acquisition and data analysis. He is active in user interface and software architecture design and coding for DAWN (primarily), GDA and Control Eclipse RCP based products. Matthew has helped to develop the DAWN collaboration between the ESRF, Diamond and EMBL Grenoble. Matthew is a founder member in the Science working group, an international group of scientific facilities and academics, working together to deliver scientific software standards and share software.
Dr. Levent GURGEN is R&D project manager in CEA-LETI and currently coordinating 2 European-Japanese collaborative projects on Internet of Things and Smart Cities, namely BigClouT and FESTIVAL. He was also the technical coordinator of the BUTLER project, a large scale European project whose main goal was to develop a horizontal IoT platform where context aware IoT applications from different verticals can be plugged in. Levent obtained his PhD degree in computer science from the Grenoble Institute of Technology in 2007. His main research interests include sensor data processing and service-oriented platforms for Internet of Things.